Final weekend to see Mosaika: Over 684,000 thousand people have experienced NCC’s sound and light show on Parliament Hill

The National Capital Commission (NCC), in collaboration with exclusive sponsor Manulife Financial, is pleased to announce that, with the final weekend left in its third summer season, Mosaika: Canada through the eyes of its people will have been seen by more than 684,000 people.

Visitors who have experienced the show are extremely positive according to a recent Harris Decima survey.

  • 95% were very or extremely satisfied with the show
  • 91% would watch the show again
  • 99% would recommend it to others
  • 92% said that it helped them to appreciate the beauty of Parliament Hill, the Capital andCanada

Mosaika uses spectacular lighting effects, stunning image projections and a rich tapestry of words, music and sounds to tell the story ofCanada with a powerful narrative set against the backdrop of thePeaceTower and the Centre Block. This 30-minute bilingual experience will be presented free of charge evenings until September 3, 2012, and for the next two summers.

The survey reflects the reaction of some Mosaika Facebook fans who rave about the NCC’s award-winning sound and light show:

“I was overwhelmed with pride for my country after seeing Mosaika. It took my breath away,”said Misty Lee Nowlan.

“It\’s a must see if you are inOttawaover the summer. My brother from Autralia liked it so much he took it home on video (home video),” said Tom Kelly.

“Caught Mosaika and loved it and have recommended it to all out family and friends,” said Lynda Larsen-Baldry.

The NCC has captivated audiences for more than 25 years with its sound and light shows. Launched in July 2010, Mosaika has already garnered twelve prestigious awards, and earlier this year was named one of the top 100 festivals and events in the province by Festival & Events Ontario.

Manulife Financial is the exclusive sponsor of Mosaika.

For more information about Mosaika: Canada through the eyes of its people, please contact the NCC at 613-239-5000, 613-239-5090 (TTY), 1-800-465-1867 (toll-free) or 1-866-661-3530 (toll-free TTY), follow us on Facebook, or visit the website at